Wakefield District City of Sanctuary

part of a grassroots movement to build a culture of hospitality for people seeking sanctuary in the UK.

What we do

Promoting and encouraging the inclusion of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the Wakefield District.

offering safety and welcome

Wakefield District City of Sanctuary offers safety and welcome to people coming to our district whose lives are in danger in their own countries.

encouraging local groups

We encourage communities, voluntary groups, faith and community organisations in the Wakefield district to welcome and assist Asylum Seekers and Refugees.

publicise positive contributions

We want to highlight, communicate and celebrate  stories of positive contributions by Asylum Seekers and Refugees, as well as challenging hostility and discrimination.

wakefield a city of sanctuary

Working towards the title ‘City of Sanctuary’ being officially adopted by and on behalf of the people of our area.

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